Health/Wellness Coordinator Salary (United States)

More than half of Wellness Coordinators are relatively green, reporting fewer than five years in the field, and median pay in the workforce is around $41,521 annually. The top of the range reaches $64,417 per year, and the bottom approaches $30,380. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, 21 percent are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by most and dental insurance is reported by more than half. Men are solidly outnumbered in the field, with women representing 76 percent of workers. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Wellness Coordinators. The figures in this outline were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Health/Wellness Coordinator Salary (?
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$31,558 - $67,904
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MEDIAN: $43,845
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Health/Wellness Coordinator Salary (?
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$12.53 - $25.78
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,558 - $67,904  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,051  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,380 - $64,417  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.53 - $25.78  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $39.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,051  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,380 - $64,417  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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Job Description for Health/Wellness Coordinator

  • Promote and communicate health programs.
  • Analyze health programs and policies to evaluate performance, effectiveness, areas of potential cost reduction, program improvement, or policy change.
  • Develop, implement and manage health programs.
  • Acts as a liaison to health program vendors.

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Pay by Experience Level for Health/Wellness Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many but not all Wellness Coordinators, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Salaries start at $38K, which grows to $46K after five to 10 years. Pay amounts to $53K after 10 to 20 years. Pay continues to grow for Wellness Coordinators after two decades on the job, and average earnings come to $60K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 17 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10. More than half of respondents report having between one and nine years of experience in this field.

Health/Wellness Coordinator Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Health/Wellness Coordinator in Florence:
"How Many Meetings There Are In A Week."
Be prepared to manage care associates who are not very professional. They do not do what their job description requires. You must have strong, no nonsense personality because people will test your ability to treat everyone the same. These people try to do the least amount of work as possible if you are not there to monitor their work performance.

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Experience Affects Health/Wellness Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%
Experienced
up arrow 25%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$42,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Health/Wellness Coordinator Salaries

Health and Wellness
up arrow 4%
National Average
$42,000
Workplace Health
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
76%
female alumni
 
Male
24%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 21%
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